Book Club Complete Guide for Upper Elementary/Middle School

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4th - 7th
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Book clubs are the perfect way to get your readers reading! Your students will love the choice and autonomy of book clubs. You will LOVE the self-direction, motivation, and authentic reading, writing, and responding to literature that book clubs will bring to your classroom!

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The Complete Guide to Book Clubs in the Upper Elementary & Middle School Classroom is a 38 page Common Core aligned resource designed to lead your classroom successfully through book clubs from start to finish.

This resource will work with ALL novels.

Get your students:

► Self-selecting books

► Creating a reading schedule

► Reading daily

► Writing responses

► Working within a book club of students to construct meaning

► Rating books

► Summarizing

► Recommending quality literature

This resource includes:

► Four weeks of book club lesson plans (appropriate for fourth-sixth grade)

► Three book club formative assessments (quizzes)

► Book club student response journal with 10 response sheets

► Top 3 choices sheet

► Book club schedule

► Response topic choices

► Fish bowl recording sheet

► Group rating guide

► Summary graphic organizer

► Summary sheet

► Summary rubric

► Book recommendation organizer

► Book recommendation sheet

► Book recommendation rubric

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Created by Melissa O'Bryan

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Total Pages
38 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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